Who will win Apertura 2024?

Of eighteen pro Mexican soccer clubs, who will win Liga MX next season?
America v Tigres UANL - Final Torneo Apertura 2016 Liga MX
America v Tigres UANL - Final Torneo Apertura 2016 Liga MX / Hector Vivas/GettyImages

The Apertura will come down to who plays good enough and who prevails in the tournament.

Per reports and data found at Flash Football, there are a few favorites going into the next season. Liga MX should be really good again this autumn; Liga MX should be much better in style and more watchable than the American MLS ever is.

Is it sure to go through Club América? Or will someone else take the regular season point total? These are just two out of many speculative questions we need to ponder for the coming campaign.

Who should be good? That may be answered in the most part prematurely. We will not know all the playoff teams or their rankings but several quality teams should stand out.

Club América is going to change some but will still look to be a force that competes for a title. Their crosstown rivals and league championship counterparts Cruz Azul should be there as well. Who else is a reasonable guess to be good in the fall?

A look at the prior one or two campaigns should help to answer who will also be good. It is not without reason to think that both Toluca and Monterrey will be back near the top; also expect both to enter somewhere into the Apertura playoffs and probably avoid the play-in.

Will anyone else be really good? Probably not but there could be some spoilers and improved clubs. Though Juárez and Tijuana showed improvement down the stretch of the Clausura, neither is likely ready to compete long-term. Not just Tijuana will be changing coaches; last place Puebla and fourteenth place Mazatlán changed coaches too. None of those clubs should be ready yet but look for better play.

The other teams left to consider leave a few that might be interesting in the fall. Tigres UANL, Chivas de Guadalajara, Pumas UNAM, Necaxa, Pachuca, and Querétero all made the playoffs this recent Clausura. Any one of them could still be pretty good.